I can’t remember EXACTLY when I bought these jeans, but I know it was many, many years ago.
I can pinpoint it to buying them before Keith and I bought our first house together, so that’s 16 years at least. And when your jeans are that old and you still love them and still wear them that much, then you know they were a good buy. I’ve worn these jeans SO many times – IRL and on the blog – that the zip broke months and months ago and I finally fixed them last week. Mind you, I couldn’t fit into them for at least two years so I’m super happy to be able to fit in them again.
I do actually have a pair of Levi’s that are even older than these; however, it’s still a bit scary to know you have denim [you still wear] that’s older than Millie Bobby Brown…
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In what I think might be the last hurrah of summer, I bring you old, bold sandals and a soft, cotton shirt with my jeans this time around. Not forgetting the 70s-style headscarf: despite appearances, it’s not vintage. Just a gorgeous green and orange pattern on a scarf that’s begging to be tied at the nape of my neck in the classic way that Jackie O, Chief Brody’s wife in Jaws and any 70s gal worth her weight in platform boots looked so casual chic in.
I thought about donning a pair of oversized sunglasses as well, but I resisted the urge to go full-on 70s and wore my new round Superdrug tortoiseshell sunglasses* instead (yes, Superdrug do prescription glasses #woop)! I love the pattern and the lush matt finish of this pair.
Although they’re handily available as prescription sunglasses, I went for standard lenses as I’m long-sighted and can’t focus on anything close-up. But I can’t walk about in my prescription glasses without going boss-eyed so sunnies stay plain for me (for now at least).
This post is a day late I’m afraid, but that might just be something that happens now and then round here: family commitments are high on the priority list right now and this was one of those weeks. I’ll be publishing my Review of the Year post on Friday (I mashed the first two-thirds of the year together into one post because we all know how the first third went, don’t we…) and it’ll explain what’s going on home-wise and family-wise.
I’m lucky and thankful to be self-employed and that I can be there when needed (almost) at the drop of a hat.
Are you enjoying/have you enjoyed the last hurrahs of summer or are you still having a heatwave where you live? What are you looking forward to wearing come the new season? Comment below…
Stay safe, XOXO
Jeans: La Redoute (they’re AT LEAST 16 years old – similar boyfriend jeans)
Shirt: JD Williams (similar)
Heels: Marks & Spencer (love these)
Sunglasses: Superdrug* (available as prescription sunglasses)
Head scarf: & Other Stories (I LOVE this one)
Bag: Marks & Spencer (similar)
Necklace: & Other Stories
Earrings and ear cuffs: Orelia / Orelia / Asos / Asos
Other boyfriend jeans you might like:
Other autumnal headscarves you might like:
6 ways to wear boyfriend jeans…
Here are some (to be honest this is a tiny snapshot!) of the other ways I’ve worn my boyfriend jeans so you can see the different ways they can be styled:
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